Episode 56 – Red Shirt with a Red Skirt

oyeomanrandf dragons and starships – Episode 56 – Red Shirt with a Red Skirt

Both Angus and CJ contemplate their childhood crush in the form of Yeoman Rand. And if you don’t know the Rand, your life must be bland. Speaking of bland the water on Mars tastes worse than sucking on the briny sea of this island Earth. Speaking of Earth, it seems like people are desperataly trying to get off. Of Earth. Or Rand.

Move along, nothing to see here…

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In the News

OBITS

Catherine Coulson of Twin Peaks fame.

http://www.dreadcentral.com/news/129558/catherine-coulson-twin-peaks-log-lady-passes-away-at-71/

NASA announces salt-water flows on Mars.

http://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-confirms-evidence-that-liquid-water-flows-on-today-s-mars

How does Wolverine really feel about Professor X?

http://geeky-nerd.com/blog/2015/09/25/hugh-jackman-talks-wolverine-3-and-logans-relationship-with-professor-x/

Positronic Rocketry.  Huh!  Antimatter!!!  Oh, that.

http://www.peninsuladailynews.com/article/20150908/NEWS/309089990

Vote on your favorite Starfighter.

http://www.ranker.com/list/the-most-popular-sci-fi-starfighters/chinofernandez?format=SLIDESHOW&page=7

Just when we think the FDA might be too Draconic, some sphincter like this proves they have a valid role.

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/44108/title/FDA-Warns-Liquid-Biopsy-Maker/

Agent Carter will run during mid-season break of Agents of Shield. 

http://www.cinemablend.com/television/What-Agent-Carter-Season-2-Change-It-Air-71862.html

The Star Trek replicator is going to show up fast.  Moore’s law seems to apply here.

First comes imagination, then theory, then imaging followed by manufacturing a new reality.  Check this out.

http://www.nanotechnologyworld.org/#!Physicists-determine-the-threedimensional-positions-of-individual-atoms-for-the-first-time/c89r/5601510a0cf2f0ed7a1d74b6

Stephen Baxter opened up about work with Terry Pratchett, how he is stretching to finish things they had started together and how SciFi is his Therapy.

http://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/jul/25/stephen-baxter-interview-why-science-fiction-is-like-therapy?utm_content=buffer6bbe1&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer&CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Add_to_Buffer

Memory a little sketchy due to an injury?  SoCal may be onto a fix. 

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/09/150929142524.htm

Planning a swim in a dark spooky cave.  No problem, take your fluorescent turtle as a guide.

http://io9.com/this-glowing-turtle-is-the-first-biofluorescent-reptile-1733346436?utm_campaign=socialflow_io9_facebook&utm_source=io9_facebook&utm_medium=socialflow

You can give someone an award for a scientific discovery then they feel entitled to spout douche on things they really should just keep to themselves.  This guy is just a sore ass about any funding going to SETI.

http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/health-environment/article/1860781/no-ones-out-there-shaw-prize-astronomy-winner-says

India, they’re hungry for more than just food and they are rapidly overtaking…everyone. 

http://www.newsfactor.com/story.xhtml?story_id=99074

Jay Garrick in Flash Season 2

http://nerdist.com/new-flash-season-2-images-introduce-jay-garrick-and-patty-spivot/?utm_content=buffer0de65&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

 

Questions of the week

Are supernatural beings simply other people from a parallel dimension?

Books, Audio Books, Comic Books, TV, Vintage SciFi TV, Movies

 

Audio Books

Footfall

https://angus48.wordpress.com/2015/09/29/audio-book-review-dated-but-still-good-alien-invasion

Television

Heroes Reborn (2nd week)

http://www.nbc.com/heroes-reborn

Vintage SciFi TV

Space 1999 S1E24 – The Last Enemy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1x7XE4alNP8

Star Trek TOS: S1E5 The Enemy Within

 

Movie of the Week

Pan’s Labyrinth

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0457430/

Way too much $ but if you want https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XvJpIktx42k

 

Shameless PlugIns

Angus H Day

Next You Universe

CJ McKee

Mountain Dragon Media

PSA:  Consume Entertainment, Review it.  Be legit, do not return.  Selling dead tree used is cool.  Returning ebooks and audio books is theft.

 

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